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Westminster a key broadband hub

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

WESTMINSTER -- Crews from G4S Construction are installing an important hub in a new fiber-optic network in the attic of Town Hall.

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MassBroadband 123 “Middle Mile” Network Construction Nearing Completion

Monday, August 5, 2013

August 5, 2103 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has announced an updated project schedule with final milestone tracking for communities within the MassBroadband 123 network, which is targeted for completion in late 2013. MassBroadband 123 is a 1,200-mile fiber-optic network that will bring high-speed Internet access directly to over 1,200 key facilities in more than 120 western and central Massachusetts communities.

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One Year Anniversary of MassVetsAdvisor.org Celebrated

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

June 26, 2013 - State officials and Veterans’ advocates today celebrated the one year anniversary of MassVetsAdvisor.org, a first-in-the-nation web portal that offers enhanced access to services and support for Veterans living in the Commonwealth.

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MassVetsAdvisor portal celebrates inaugural year

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

In the last year, veterans have been able to tap into a new Web portal that provided them with services and support. And on Wednesday, veterans and state officials from the Mass.

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MassTech's Broadband Institute Honored by the Department of Defense for Supporting Military Employee

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

April 9, 2013 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has been awarded the Patriot Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the federal Department of Defense. The Patriot Award recognizes employers who provide exceptional support to their Guard and Reserve employees.

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Gov. Deval Patrick joins Farmington students in Otis to unveil broadband link

Friday, April 5, 2013

OTIS -- As routine as saying hello to his teacher, fifth-grader Nathan Reynolds of Farmington River Regional Elementary on Thursday afternoon practiced his Spanish with a group of children a continent away in Colombia via an online video conversation. 

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Mass. Broadband Institute turns up section of middle mile network

Friday, April 5, 2013

The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) lit the first segment of its 1,338-route mile MassBroadband 123 network, which will bring services to 51 out of 120 community institutions in the western part of the state. M

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Officials Celebrate Launch of Massachusetts Broadband Network with Berkshire Students

Thursday, April 4, 2013

In a crowded gymnasium at the Farmington River School in Otis, Massachusetts, a class of fifth graders seated in front of a large projection screen was able to video chat with students across the world at the Vive Digital broadband center in Bogota, Colombia. S

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Governor Patrick Lights Up Fiber-Optic Network In Otis

Thursday, April 4, 2013

OTIS, Mass. - If a teacher pulled up a YouTube video for students at Farmington River Elementary School, every classroom's DSL connection bogged down.

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